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w3c-libwww-5.2.8-3.src.rpm build crashed on SuSE 5.3

From: Steinar Bang <sb@metis.no>
Date: 30 Jul 1999 16:07:29 +0200
To: www-lib@w3.org
Message-ID: <wh7lni44f2.fsf@viffer.oslo.metis.no>
>>>>> Steinar Bang <sb@metis.no>:

> I have a SuSE linux 5.3 system (libc5 based).  

> To avoid the work of creating my own RPM I thought I would give the
> source RPM for RedHat 6.0
>         http://www.w3.org/Library/Distribution/SRPMS/w3c-libwww-5.2.8-3.src.rpm
> a shot.

I bit the bullet and installed g++- and tried an rpm --build.
It crashed with the following message:
+ DOCDIR=/var/tmp/%name-root//usr/doc/packages/w3c-libwww-devel
+ DOCDIR=/var/tmp/%name-root//usr/doc/packages/w3c-libwww-apps
+ exit 0
Binary Packaging: w3c-libwww-5.2.8-3
File must begin with "/": %defattr(-,root,root)
Build failed.

Does this mean that there are now libwww-files all over my /usr tree?

Oh well!  The office is hot, and the weekend is here and my mind moves 
sluggishly if at all...

I'm off for the weekend I guess.  I hope things will be clearer on
Monday. :-)
Received on Friday, 30 July 1999 10:07:33 UTC

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